Cooking Class & Market Tour in Quito

Cooking Class and Market Tour in Quito with Professional Chef: Experience the flavors and traditions of Quito like never before on this culinary adventure with a professional chef. Say goodbye to souvenirs and hello to real memories with this cooking class and market tour. Explore the bustling markets of old town Quito and learn about the ingredients that make up the traditional Ecuadorian cuisine. Under the guidance of a skilled chef, you’ll learn to cook delectable dishes with a gourmet twist and bring the taste of Ecuador back home with you. This cooking class is more than just a fun experience, it’s a chance to immerse yourself in the local culture and create memories that will last a lifetime.

General information

Price / 86 USD

You can pay online

Refund policy

24-hour refund policy

Starting time

Multiple start times from 9:30 hrs


4 hours 30 minutes

Sample Menu


Traditional Quito shrimp ceviche

Locro de papa (potato cheese soup)


Encocado de pescado (coconut fish dish)

Chicken tamales


Chocolate soup

Quimbolito QuiteƱo (fluffy cake in a leaf)

Included / not included


Tour of central market and cooking class

Apron and chef hat for cooking

Soda / Pop

Extra food and drinks

Gratuities for the chef (optional)

Meeting point

We can pick you up from a hotel in urban Quito. If you are staying in the Historic Center we will stop by your hotel and walk to the market with you. If you are staying close to the airport we can pick you up but that will incur a 35 USD surcharge roundtrip.

What to bring

Winter jacket from June to October

Comfortable shoes

Bring yourself very hungry

Extra information

Markets in Quito

The markets in Quito are a hub of cultural and culinary activity, offering a glimpse into the local way of life. From the bustling stalls of fresh produce and handmade crafts, to the vibrant energy of the vendors and shoppers, these markets are a feast for the senses. Explore the narrow alleyways and discover local ingredients that are unique to the region, such as exotic fruits, spices, and traditional Ecuadorian textiles. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack or ingredients for a home-cooked meal, the markets in Quito have something for everyone. With a rich history and cultural heritage, these markets are more than just a place to buy goods, they’re a window into the heart of Ecuadorian life.